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Illinois rallies to top Boston University in NIT

Illinois rallies to top Boston University in NIT

By Teddy Greenstein

March 20, 2014

BOSTON — The motivation for most NIT participants can be boiled down to three words: Madison Square Garden. It’s the site of the semifinal and championship games. The three words that fueled Illinois’ huge comeback Wednesday night were these: Seniors Die Hard. Illini head coach John Groce uttered t...